The median annual salary for a Deskside Support was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Deskside Support
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 910 931
Rank change year-on-year +67 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Deskside Support 31 23 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.024% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.025% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 39
Median salary £29,000 £32,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.37% +16.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £22,900 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £46,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £28,000 £24,250 £27,500
% change year-on-year +15.46% -11.81%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Deskside Support
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Deskside Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Deskside Support in the UK

Deskside Support
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Deskside Support.

Salary trend for Deskside Support in the UK

Deskside Support
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Deskside Support over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Deskside Support in the UK

Deskside Support
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Deskside Support within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +47 31 £29,000 -9.37% 2
London +40 27 £29,500 -32.57% 2
City of London +30 6 £32,500 -29.72%
Docklands, London - 4 - -
South West -7 2 £27,000 +14.89%
Wiltshire - 2 £27,000 -
Swindon - 2 £27,000 -
East of England +1 1 £35,000 +59.09%
North West - 1 £28,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £28,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £28,000 -
Chelmsford - 1 £35,000 -
Essex - 1 £35,000 -

Deskside Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Deskside Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Deskside Support in the job title.

1 48 (64.86%) Windows
2 45 (60.81%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (56.76%) Microsoft
4 28 (37.84%) Apple
5 23 (31.08%) Active Directory
5 23 (31.08%) Smartphone
5 23 (31.08%) Windows 10
6 20 (27.03%) Blackberry
7 19 (25.68%) Citrix
7 19 (25.68%) ITIL
7 19 (25.68%) Legal
7 19 (25.68%) BYOD
8 18 (24.32%) Service Management
9 17 (22.97%) Windows 7
10 15 (20.27%) SLA
11 14 (18.92%) LAN
12 13 (17.57%) MS Exchange
13 12 (16.22%) Finance
13 12 (16.22%) Patch Management
14 11 (14.86%) MCP
15 10 (13.51%) VoIP
15 10 (13.51%) Windows 8
15 10 (13.51%) Office 365
16 9 (12.16%) Wyse
17 8 (10.81%) Change Management
17 8 (10.81%) IBM Notes
17 8 (10.81%) CSS
17 8 (10.81%) Lotus
17 8 (10.81%) Avaya
17 8 (10.81%) Asset Management

Deskside Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (17.57%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.81%) IBM Notes
3 4 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.70%) IIS
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 45 (60.81%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.92%) LAN
2 10 (13.51%) VoIP
3 7 (9.46%) Firewall
4 4 (5.41%) WAN
5 3 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (4.05%) Wireless
6 2 (2.70%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.70%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.70%) VPN
7 1 (1.35%) DHCP
7 1 (1.35%) DNS
7 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (25.68%) Legal
2 12 (16.22%) Finance
3 6 (8.11%) Banking
4 5 (6.76%) Law
5 3 (4.05%) Billing
6 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.70%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.08%) Smartphone
2 20 (27.03%) Blackberry
3 19 (25.68%) BYOD
4 6 (8.11%) Driving Licence
5 4 (5.41%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.70%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.70%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.70%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.70%) iPad
6 2 (2.70%) iPhone
6 2 (2.70%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.35%) PDA
7 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (64.86%) Windows
2 23 (31.08%) Windows 10
3 17 (22.97%) Windows 7
4 10 (13.51%) Windows 8
5 8 (10.81%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.05%) Android
7 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) ITIL
2 18 (24.32%) Service Management
3 12 (16.22%) Patch Management
4 8 (10.81%) Asset Management
4 8 (10.81%) Change Management
5 5 (6.76%) High Availability
6 3 (4.05%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.05%) Time Management
7 2 (2.70%) Break/Fix
7 2 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.70%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.70%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.70%) Logistics
8 1 (1.35%) Consumerization
8 1 (1.35%) Customer-Centric Approach
8 1 (1.35%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) MCP
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.70%) MCDST
4 1 (1.35%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.35%) Degree
4 1 (1.35%) MCSE
4 1 (1.35%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.27%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (31.08%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.46%) XenApp
3 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.70%) vSphere
3 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.35%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) SCCM
2 2 (2.70%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 42 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 28 (37.84%) Apple
3 19 (25.68%) Citrix
4 9 (12.16%) Wyse
5 8 (10.81%) Avaya
5 8 (10.81%) Lotus
6 4 (5.41%) BMC
6 4 (5.41%) Cisco
6 4 (5.41%) Remedy
7 2 (2.70%) HP
7 2 (2.70%) VMware
8 1 (1.35%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow
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